Wednesday, October 10th 2012

Intel Readies Nine Socket LGA1150 Desktop Boards for Q2-2013

Intel's 4th generation Core processor family will introduce socket LGA1150, and 8-series chipset. The company's own Desktop Board division plans as many as nine motherboard models for March 2013. The three 8-series chipset models making up the lineup are Z87 (high connectivity options, overclocking features), H87 (high connectivity options), and Q87 (essential connectivity, enterprise client features).

Intel plans as many as four motherboard models on the overclocking-ready Z87 chipset, two each in the Extreme Series and Media Series. The Extreme Series models include the DZ87KLT-75K "Kinsley Thunderbolt," DZ87KL-70K "Kinsley" (sans Thunderbolt); the Media Series models include DZ87CA-55K "Carryville," and DZ87CO-50K "Colebrook." The H87 lineup includes DH87MC "Meadow Creek," DH87RL "Round Lake," and DH87FB "Flat Bay." Among the Q87-based models are the DQ87RG "Rainbow Ridge" and DQ87PG "Spring Cave." Their specifications are tabled below.

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27 Comments on Intel Readies Nine Socket LGA1150 Desktop Boards for Q2-2013

MxPhenom 216
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Pretty excited for Z87. Won't get an Intel board though. Just glad Z87 will finally have more then 2 SATA 6gb/s that are controlled by an Intel controller rather then 2 tacked on and controlled my Asmedia or Marvell. Ill probalby get another Neutron 240GB and run in raid 0 to run all my games on!
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3870x2 said:
Fact checkers are little better than grammar nazis in my book.
thanks-had a good lough this morning.
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